1 Eric Beerkens Curriculum Vitae Personal information Name H.J.J.G. (Eric) Beerkens Address , The Hague The Netherlands Telephone URL Nationality Dutch Date of Birth 22 May 1969 Place of Birth Venray, the Netherlands Professional History October 2010 Present Senior Advisor International Academic Affairs Department Leiden University December 2008 October 2010 Head of Department Department of Studies Netherlands Organisation For International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC) March 2008 November 2008 Senior Policy Officer / Senior Researcher Netherlands Organisation For International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC) March 2005 March 2008 Postdoctoral Research Fellow. School of Policy and Practice Faculty of Education and Social Work; University of Sydney February 2005 (Senior) Research Associate. Center for Higher Education Policy Studies School of Management and Governance, University of Twente. Education Ph.D (cum laude) in Public Administration and Public Policy. School of Management and Governance (Faculteit Management en Bestuur); University of Twente; The Netherlands. Dissertation: Global Opportunities and Institutional Embeddedness; Higher Education Consortia in Europe and Southeast Asia. M.A [Drs.] in Spatial and Environmental Planning (Technische Panologie). Faculty of Spatial Sciences; University of Groningen; The Netherlands. Thesis: Beleidsnetwerken en het Gebiedsgericht Milieubeleid (Policy Networks and Regional Environmental Policies)
2 Other courses: Summer Schools in Higher Education (Enschede, 2001; Barcelona, 2002; Maribor, 2003) Sociology of globalisation (Prof. Michael Mann; Oslo Summer School in Comparative Social Science Studies, Oslo, 2000) Globalisation and education: (Prof. Philip Jones; Oslo Summer School in Comparative Social Science Studies, Oslo, 2000) Bahasa Indonesia Language Courses (Institut Realia, Yogyakarta, 2000 and 2001) Scientific Journalism (Hogeschool van Utrecht, 2001) Research and teaching interests Globalisation and regional integration, Internationalisation and transnational governance, Sociology of governance, Organisational theory, Higher education policies, Science & Technology Studies Teaching experience Lecturer. Globalisation and the Knowledge Society. MA program in Higher Education Management. Erasmus Mundus Programme of University of Oslo (Norway), Universidade Aveiro (Portugal), University of Tampere (Finland). Fall 2005; Fall 2006; Fall Lecturer. Globalisation, Internationalisation and the Knowledge Economy. M.Phil. program in Higher Education. Faculty of Education; University of Oslo (Norway). Fall Professional short courses, seminars and workshops for administrators and managers in higher education ( ). Participation in consultancy and research projects Consultancy and training - Coordination of project Capacity Enhancement for the National Council of Higher Education in Uganda (2005); - Coordination of Asian Development Bank workshop on Resource Management in Indonesian Engineering Education (2003); - ACA/EAIE Research Workshop on International Networking (Tampere, Finland) (2002); - Advisor on the establishment of Eunite, a consortium of eight European universities (2000); - Advisor on cooperative linkages between Dutch, German and Belgian universities (1999). Selection of Commissioned Research projects - Regulating the programme supply in higher education (Commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Education);
3 - Higher Education Monitor/Country Expert Austria (Commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Education). - Graduate Education Reform (Commissioned by National Science Foundation); - Evaluation & Monitoring of the Dutch Cross Border Cooperation Program (Commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Education); - Leading edge players in ICT (Commissioned by the UK Higher education Funding Council Awards, Grants & Fellowships ASSA/KNAW Exchange Grant (October/November 2005). Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (The Netherlands) University of Sydney Postdoctoral Fellowship ( ). 'Knowledge & Innovation in the Competition State' European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop 'Transnationalism in the European Union' Portsmouth, 2003 (grant for participation & travel) Professional Activities Member editorial advisory board Journal of Studies in International Education Reviewer for - Higher Education (Journal) - Springer Books - Higher Education Policy (Journal) Memberships - European Association for Institutional Research (EAIR) - European Association for International Education (EAIE) - International Sociological Association (ISA), - Australian and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society - Southeast Asian Association for Institutional Research (SEAAIR) - Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER) Skills Passive knowledge Active knowledge Language skills Dutch (mother tongue) Excellent Excellent English: Excellent Excellent Indonesian/Malay: Good Fair German: Good Fair
4 Publications Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters (2010) Global models for the national research university: adoption & adaptation in Indonesia and Malaysia. Globalisation, Societies and Education. 8(3): (2009) Centres of Excellence and Relevance: The Contextualisation of Global Models. Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 14(1): (2008) The Emergence and Institutionalisation of the European Higher Education and Research Area. European Journal of Education, 43 (4): (2008). University Policies for the Knowledge Society: Global Standardisation, Local Reinvention. In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology (2007) Global Opportunities and Institutional Embeddedness: Cooperation in Higher Education Consortia, In: J. Enders and B. Jongbloed (eds.) Public-Private Dynamics in Higher education: Expectations, Developments and Outcomes. Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld. (2007, with Marijk van der Wende). The Paradox in International Cooperation: Institutionally Embedded Universities in a Global Environment. In: Higher Education, 53: (2005) European Opportunities and Institutional Embeddedness; Transnational Actors in the European Higher Education Area, In: W. Kaiser and P. Starie (eds.) Transnational European Union; Towards a Common Political Space? London: Routledge. (2003). Globalisation and Higher Education Research. In: Journal of Studies in International Education, 7(2): (2002). International Inter-Organisational Arrangements in Higher Education: Towards a Typology. In: TEAM Tertiary Education and Management, 8(4): (2000, with Jeroen Huisman). Early and late adoption of knowledge products: strategic or institutional behaviour? In: R. Kalleberg, F. Engelstad, G. Brochmann, A. Leira and L. Mjoset (eds.) Comparative Perspectives on Universities. Oslo, JAI Press. (2000, with Jeroen Bartelse and Peter Maassen). Graduate Education in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies (ed.) Graduate Education Reform in Europe, Asia, and the Americas and International Mobility of Scientists and Engineers: Proceedings of an NSF Workshop. Arlington, VA: NSF. (1999, with B. Collis, M. van Geloven, I. Lam, J. Moonen, E. Peters, A. Pilot, J. van Tartwijk, W. Veen and M. van der Wende). ICT in het hoger onderwijs: de Nederlandse en de internationale situatie nader bezien. In: Tijdschrift voor Hoger Onderwijs, 17(3): (1999, with Marijk van der Wende). An international orientation on institutional strategies and governmental policies for the use of ICT in higher education. In: Interactive Learning Environments, Vol. 7(2-3): (1999, with Marijk van der Wende and Ullrich Teichler). Internationalisation as a cause for innovation in higher education: A comparison between European Cooperation and the
5 Dutch cross-border cooperation programme. In: B.W.A. Jongbloed, P.A.M. Maassen and G. Neave (eds.) From the Eye of the Storm: Higher Education's Changing Institutions. Utrecht, Lemma. (1999, with Jeroen Bartelse and Marijk van der Wende). Doctoral Training in the Netherlands: the labour market perspective. In: O. Kivinen, S. Ahola & P. Kaipainen (eds) Towards the European Model of Postgraduate Training. University of Turku: Centre for the Sociology of Education (RUSE). Monograph (Dissertation) (2004). Global Opportunities and Institutional Embeddedness: Higher Education Consortia in Europe and Southeast Asia. Cheps: Enschede. Conference papers & presentations Mapping International Student Mobility in the Netherlands: Policies & trends. Australian International Education Conference. Sydney, October 13, Grenzeloze ambities en beperkte informative. 13e DAIR Seminar Grenzeloos 4-5 november Europeanisation by Stealth; The role of the European Court of Justice. Paper for the EAIR Conference August 2009; Vilnius, Lithuania. Independent Assessment of the Bologna Process; Discussion on Interim Results; Mobility & Recognition. Paper for the EAIR Conference August 2009; Vilnius, Lithuania. Internationalisation: from Boardroom to Classroom( and back again). KeynotePresentation for Workshop The International Classroom at Leiden University; 29 May Het Mondiale Hoger Onderwijs & De Nederlandse Agenda. SBO Conferentie Internationalisering Hoger Onderwijs. 26 november The Emergence and Institutionalisation of the European Higher Education and Research Area. Paper for the EAIR Conference August 2007; Innsbruck, Austria. The Service Oriented Research University as a Global Model: Local Adaptation and Policy Dissonance. Paper for the 2007 CHER conference "The Research Mission of the University"; 30/08 01/ , Dublin, Ireland. University Policies for the Knowledge Society. Paper for the Conference of the International Sociological Association. RC on Sociology of Science and Technology / Session 2: the standardisation of science policies. Durban, South Africa July 2006 Global Discourse and Local Practice: Diffusion, Adoption and Loose Coupling. Paper for the ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop: Policy Ideas, Discourses and Debates in the Globalisation Process; Have developing Countries a Chance to Compete? Nicosia, Cyprus April, International convergence in policy and practice: Transnational diffusion and adoption in Southeast Asia. Paper for the ANZCIES Conference Questioning Best Practice in Education: Benefits and Disadvantages, Debates and Dilemmas Coffs Harbour 2-4 December 2005.
6 Global Opportunities and Institutional Embeddedness. Paper presented at the CHER 17th Annual Conference, 17 September 2004, Enschede, the Netherlands. Globalisation and Regionalisation: Implications for Higher Education. Keynote at ASEF Asia Europe Conference of Student Union Leaders, 13 September 2004, Stockholm, Sweden. International Partnerships: between global opportunities and institutional embeddedness. Keynote at Hochschulpartnerschaften an der Universität Hamburg conference, 8 July 2003, Hamburg, Germany. Higher education Consortia as Transnational Actors. Paper presented at ESF Exploratory Workshop Transnationalism in the European Union, 20 June 2003, Portsmouth, United Kingdom. The management of interuniversity networks in Europe and Southeast Asia. Paper presented at the 3 rd CHEPS Summer School in Higher Education, 3 July 2003, Maribor, Slovenia. Ambiguity in international inter-university networks. Paper presented at the 2 nd Summer School in Higher Education, 1 July 2002, Barcelona, Spain. CHEPS International Inter-Organisational Arrangements in Higher Education: Towards a Typology. Paper presented at ACA/EAIE Research Workshop on International Networking, 7 December 2001, Tampere, Finland. International Inter-Organisational Arrangements in Higher Education: Towards a Typology. Paper presented at the 23rd international EAIR Forum, 10 September 2001, Porto, Portugal. Globalisation and Higher Education Research: Outset for a Conceptual Framework. Paper presented at the 1 st CHEPS Summer School in Higher Education, 11 July 2001, Enschede, the Netherlands. Cross-Border Cooperation in Higher Education: On Complementarity and Reciprocity. 21st international EAIR Forum, 24 August 1999, Lund, Sweden. ICT in het Hoger Onderwijs: een internationaal vergelijkend perspectief (ICT in Higher Education: an international comparative perspective). Paper presented at the Onderwijs Research Dagen, 21 May 1999, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Short contributions, opinion articles, weblog University World News Issue 154, 16 January 2011 The global university - McDonaldisation? TH&MA, Nummer 5, 2008 Het grenzeloze goed : de laatste internationaliseringsnota? University World News Issue 12, 21 January 2008 Students and the rise and fall of Suharto Jakarta Post: 21 July 2007 Inequality in Indonesian Higher Education a Real Treath.
7 International Higher Education. Vol 29: (2002) Moving towards autonomy in Indonesian higher educations. Science Guide: - Onderwijsraad brengt oud nieuws. (in Dutch) October Review of OECD/Lisbon Council report. (English) April Whose European Education? (English) August Blijft Europa's HO toegankelijk? (English) February The Quiet Superpower. April USA denkt na over Bologna. (in English) June Doemdenken over Nederlands Onderwijs Misvatting. (in Dutch) June Te veel of te weinig kenniswerkers? (in English) July Wat doen rankings en wat ranken ze? (in English) August Grenzeloze ambities en beperkte informatie. November 2009 Selection of Research reports (2010, with Westerheijden, D, Beerkens, E,Cremonini, L, Huisman, J, Kehm, B, Kovac, A, Lazetic, P, McCoshan, A,Mozuraityte, N, Souto Otero, M, de Weert, E, Witte, J & Yağcı, Y 2010,TheBologna Process Independent Assessment The first decade of working on theeuropean Higher Education Area. Volume 1 Detailed Assessment Report. (2010, with Westerheijden, D, Beerkens, E,Cremonini, L, Huisman, J, Kehm, B, Kovac, A, Lazetic, P, McCoshan, A,Mozuraityte, N, Souto Otero, M, de Weert, E, Witte, J & Yağcı, Y 2010,TheBologna Process Independent Assessment The first decade of working on theeuropean Higher Education Area. Volume 2 Case studies and appendices. (2003, with Jeroen Huisman and Leo Goedegebuure). Regulating the programme supply in higher education: a comparative analysis. Enschede, CHEPS. (2001, with Frans Kaiser et al.). Topics and Trends in Higher Education Policy; an Update on Higher Education Policy Issues in Nine Western European Countries. Enschede, CHEPS. (1999, with Marijk van der Wende). Grensoverschrijdende samenwerking in het hoger onderwijs (Cross border cooperation in higher education). Beleidsgerichte studies hoger onderwijs en wetenschappelijk onderzoek 61. Zoetermeer, Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschappen. (1999, with Marijk van der Wende). Policy and Strategies on ICT in higher education. In: B. Collis & M.C. van der Wende (Eds.) The use of Information and Communication Technologies in Higher Education; An International Orientation on Trends and Issues. Enschede, CHEPS.